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Social Work Professors in Illinois

Is Illinois a good place for you to work as a Social Work Professor?

$51,610 Median Salary
40 Job Openings
  • Social Work Professors in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Social Work Professors Work in Illinois?

In Illinois, there were 840 people working as Social Work Professors in the year 2018.

There were 770 Social Work Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Social Work Professors in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 150 Social Work Professors working in it, which means Illinois has more Social Work Professors than average.

Social Work Professors in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Social Work Professors in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 9.4%.

Job Projections for Social Work Professors: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 540 total jobs in 2026 for Social Work Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,300 annual jobs and 16,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Social Work Professors Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Social Work Professors ranged from $30,570 to $94,370 with $51,610 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Social Work Professors Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Social Work Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Social Work Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 590 $51,790
St. Louis, MO-IL 60 $65,460

Top States for Social Work Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Social Work Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 2,760 $78,140
Illinois 840 $51,610
Pennsylvania 720 $59,890
Texas 610 $68,740
Ohio 580 $69,670
North Carolina 560 $63,730
New Jersey 560 $71,930
Michigan 510 $64,100
Minnesota 500 $67,490
Massachusetts 440 $68,580
Oregon 350 $69,430
Virginia 310 $0
Colorado 290 $60,210
Indiana 230 $68,460
California 220 $95,140
Maryland 200 $89,360
Washington 170 $69,250
Kentucky 160 $59,910
Tennessee 150 $58,880
Missouri 150 $71,280

Below are the states where Social Work Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $95,140
Maryland $89,360
Kansas $80,280
Utah $78,380
New York $78,140
New Hampshire $75,330
Delaware $75,100
New Jersey $71,930
Missouri $71,280
Hawaii $70,960

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Occupation IL Employment Total
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